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Hen's right foot won't work

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ZepChick, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. ZepChick

    ZepChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 10 month old EE hen's foot hasn't been moving. If need be she drags herself to where she needs to go (food/water). It just strated happening today. We brought her in 2 days ago because she was acting weird and yesterday I found balls of poop on some of her toes. We had to soak her foot in warm water to get them off and today we found that she cannot move her leg. It isn't broken, she just simply has no power in her leg at all. We fed her some Gatorade and yogurt mixed with her feed and she ate all of it. Sh ehas been eating/drinking normal, excepts for her right limb. Any help is greatly appreciated. Will try to post pic later.
     
  2. Lmarie

    Lmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have same problem, but with left foot. Its sensitive to touch too. I have been reading up on staph infections in chickens. It effects joints and feet of chickens. I don't know if this will help, but I hope maybe a little!
    Lauren
     
  3. ZepChick

    ZepChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now she is acting today as if she has a little power in it. I am really hoping she will get better soon..
     

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